On 4th February 2020, British Columbia held the largest tech pilot draw of 2020 issuing 85 invitations. The BC PNP Tech Pilot invited foreign workers under the Skilled Workers and International Graduate categories.
The minimum required score in the 4th February draw was 90 points.
Here are the results of the British Columbia PNP Tech Pilot draw of 4th February:
|Date||Category||Min. required score||Invitations issued|
|4th February 2020||SI-Skilled Worker||90||85|
British Columbia has extended the tech pilot until June 2020.
The technology sector in British Columbia is a key driver of economic growth in the province. Employment in the tech sector is at the highest ever and the demand for tech workers exceeds the supply.
The British Columbia Tech Pilot focuses on 29 tech occupations which are in high demand in the technology sector in the province.
Here are the eligible occupations for the British Columbia Tech Pilot:
|0131||Telecommunication carriers managers|
|0213||Computer and information systems managers|
|0512||Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts|
|2133||Electrical & electronics engineers|
|2147||Computer engineers (except s/w engineers and designers)|
|2171||Information system analysts and consultants|
|2172||Database analysts and data administrators|
|2173||Software engineers and designers|
|2174||Computer programmers and interactive media developers|
|2175||Web designers and developers|
|2221||Biological technologists and technicians|
|2241||Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians|
|2242||Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)|
|2243||Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics|
|2281||Computer network technicians|
|2282||User support technicians|
|2283||Information system testing technicians|
|5121||Authors and writers|
|5125||Translators, terminologists and interpreters|
|5225||Audio & video recording technicians|
|5226||Other technical & co-ordinating occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting & the performing arts|
|5227||Support occupations in motion pictures, broadcasting, photography and the performing arts|
|5241||Graphic designers and illustrators|
|6221||Technical sales specialists-wholesale trade|
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